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Li Yi (Roy)

Graduated:

2004

Undergraduate Course:

Winner of UQ Economics Scholarship

Country:

Story

Roy graduated from IES Foundation Year in September 2004, as one of the highest academic achievers in his class.

As a result of hard work and dedication to his studies, Roy received The University of Queensland Economics Scholarship awarded to international students who complete the IES Foundation Year program.

Roy believes that IES Foundation Year helped him prepare for the demands of university. Roy says: "I feel I learnt much from the program, in particular my English improved. I learnt skills such as how to do research and write an essay. I also liked the IES Foundation Year teachers they were really helpful. The environment makes you feel warm and welcome. I made so many good friends in the program."

Roy enjoys the active lifestyle Brisbane has to offer, and participates in many sporting and leisure activities. He says, "Brisbane is a nice city. I love the sunshine here and really enjoy the beaches at the Gold Coast".

Roy appreciates all the benefits the scholarship brings and believes that the award gave him a great deal of encouragement in pursuing his degree and a future career in Economics.